Tyler Doggett

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

UVM Department of Philosophy





Mostly, these are penultimate drafts.  If you quote or cite the papers, please use the published versions.


Saving the Few, forthcoming in Nous

How We Feel About Terrible, Non-Existent Mafiosi, forthcoming in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (co-written with Andy Egan)

Some Questions for Tamar Szabó Gendler, forthcoming in Analysis


Wanting Things You Don’t Want, Philosophers’ Imprint vol. 7, no. 9 (co-written with Andy Egan)

Why Kamm’s and Scanlon’s Arguments Against Taurek Don’t Work, The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, vol. 3, no. 3

Why Leibniz Believes Descartes Was Wrong and the Scholastics Were Right, Philosophical Studies 149: 1-18

Does Nagel’s Footnote Eleven Solve the Mind-Body Problem?, Philosophical Issues 20: 125-143 (co-written with Daniel Stoljar)

Recent Work on the Ethics of Self-Defense, Philosophy Compass vol. 6, no. 4: 220-233

Review of Tamar Szabó Gendler’s Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews



If you are interested in seeing one of these, email me.


Paper about Descartes on causation

Two interconnected papers on the ethics of killing in self-defense

Textbook about ethics and food (co-written with Anne Barnhill and Andy Egan)



Syllabi for courses I have taught recently at UVM:


Early modern seminar on personal identity and metaethics

Killing Things

The Ethics of Eating

Introduction to Philosophy

Metaethics seminar on the arguments from queerness

Making Ethical Choices, Part One and Part Two



Listening: Last.fm

Reading: Let’s Go TribeDavid WiesnerDavid Macaulay